Career Questions tagged Carpentry

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Liz P. Oct 08, 2019 62 views

What is a day like in your job and do you enjoy what you do? What do you not enjoy?

I'm a job corps student looking to become a union carpenter and would like to know what I should do to be the employee the union wants. #construction...

#carpentry

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stephen H. Aug 21, 2019 68 views

What certifications do I earn for carpentry?

Thank you in advance for your advice! #carpentry...

#certifications

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Judah H. Jul 29, 2019 56 views
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Levi K. Jul 25, 2019 50 views

What time period elapses between pay raises in Carpentry?

Not just construction carpentry, also woodcraft. #construction #woodwork #carpentry #woodcraft...

#building

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Levi K. Jul 25, 2019 89 views

What kind of atmosphere does a typical work site have?

What kind of atmosphere does a typical work site have when on the job in carpentry? For both building projects and things like cabinet making. #construction #carpentry #career #job...

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Samuel E. Jul 18, 2019 100 views

How is job security for Carpenters?

I'm currently thinking about becoming a carpenter, and would like to know if the field has decent job security or not. #carpentry #construction...

#job-security

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Samuel E. Jul 18, 2019 64 views

What's a typical day like for Journeyman Carpenters?

I'm considering becoming one and would like to know what day-to-day life is like. #carpentry #construction...

#typical-day

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Samuel E. Jul 18, 2019 59 views

What kind of advancement is available to Carpenters?

I'm currently training at San Jose Job Corps to become a carpenter. I've been giving thought to the idea of becoming a Journeyman Carpenter, but am not sure if that's where I'd like to ultimately end up. #carpentry #construction #advancement...

#career

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Bishop D. Jul 11, 2019 69 views

Do you need to know electrical if you want to work in the carpentry?

do you get to make buildings and places to live for people#career-development #carpentry #electrical...

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Bishop D. Jul 11, 2019 64 views
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Benjamin B. Jun 17, 2019 76 views

What would you say is the most important part of Tile/marble setting?

other then the obvious issues example: exact measurements, good placement...ect. #tile/marble #carpentry...

#mistakes

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Benjamin B. Jun 17, 2019 92 views
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Benjamin B. Jun 13, 2019 76 views
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Benjamin B. Jun 12, 2019 62 views
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Benjamin B. Jun 12, 2019 66 views
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Benjamin B. Jun 12, 2019 69 views

What would you say is the most rewarding part of the job?

Other then seeing a finished building or work site what makes you feel then best about getting the job done. #carpentry #hard work...

#building

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Benjamin B. Jun 12, 2019 115 views
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Benjamin B. Jun 12, 2019 61 views

What would you say is the hardest part of the job?

Interested in carpentry and I know its hard work but I wonder what others consider abnormally harder on a day to day basis. Ideally moving to Florida or southern Maine after the carpentry program. #carpentry #builders #hard...

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Isaac W. Dec 18, 2018 171 views
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Isaac W. Dec 18, 2018 114 views
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John M. Nov 19, 2018 193 views

What do I need to know about starting in carpentry?

I just started job corps for certification in carpentry. I'd like to go into construction and maybe even become self-employed as a handyman someday. I'd like to know what I should expect to deal with when I leave job corps and start on my first actual job. What starting position(s) should I...

#construction #carpentry #job